C1810 Vieux Paris Encrier (“Old Paris” Porcelain Inkwell)

$265.00 with chip!


Delicious and small, this French Empire, Napoleon Ist,  capstan shaped inkwell retains its original ink pot. There are three holes for quills in the top of the inkwell. A continuous landscape is painted around the drum, interrupted by two gilded nub handles in the form of doves. One of the four lion's paw feet has been reglued. There is a chip on the edge, which could be invisibly repaired. 9.3 diameter and 7 cm tall.

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